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John S. (jshann) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Originally from Louisiana, I enjoyed camping in my Boy Scouting days and eventually became an Eagle Scout. Many years later (2002), I discovered backpacking after going on an REI multisport trip to Alaska. My first backpack was to Grand Canyon, and I was hooked!
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Re: Other products with dimethicone
Ebay and some online stores still have the dimethicone stuff. Be careful when ordering...that they don't sell you the skin glide without dimethicone, if you don't want it. Maybe it is an...

In GEAR » Body Glide Liquified Powder is no longer the same
September 28, 3:06pm

Body Glide Liquified Powder is no longer the same
I discovered this for myself today, but it has been getting around earlier this year. http://www.portlandhikers.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=15799

In GEAR » Body Glide Liquified Powder is no longer the same
September 28, 1:20pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Chafing Prevention
Their packaging and ingredients have changed about 4 times over the last couple years. The last packaging had that exact ingredient list http://www.swimoutlet.com/photos/41189-4.jpg The lates...

In GEAR » Chafing Prevention
September 28, 12:51pm

Re: Re: Chafing Prevention
Doug, could you check the ingredients on the liquified powder and see if dimethicone is listed as others say? Is it the old packaging that says liquified powder on the front? Body glide liquifie...

In GEAR » Chafing Prevention
September 28, 9:29am

Re: Re: Re: New Down Quilt from Sierra Designs with built in hood and hand pockets
Thanks Aaron. I had watched it a few days ago, but forgot the weight ; ).

In GEAR » New Down Quilt from Sierra Designs with built in hood and hand pockets
September 27, 7:45pm

Re: New Down Quilt from Sierra Designs with built in hood and hand pockets
http://www.utahoutside.com/2013/08/sierra-designs-at-outdoor-retailer-summer-market-2013/ Looks like the backcountry quilt is sub 2 pounds and rated to 30 degrees F.

In GEAR » New Down Quilt from Sierra Designs with built in hood and hand pockets
September 27, 7:23pm

Re: Re: Re: Re
A2.3: Filter Application - Do not over tighten the filter on the pouch. Over tightening can cause the o-rings to embed into the threads or lodge into the opening of the pouch. If the o-ring is out ...

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini rocks!
September 27, 4:46pm

Re: Ueli Steck and Sherpas
Decided to keep my trap shut ; ).

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Ueli Steck and Sherpas
September 27, 2:23pm

Re: Tom de Dorlodot's 12 kg Vol-Bivy Rig
And a Red Bull commercial ; )

In Other Activities » Tom de Dorlodot's 12 kg Vol-Bivy Rig
September 27, 8:27am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Mini
From another thread. "- Very light way to backflush in the field without syringe, using caps from Smartwater bottles, described at http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/f...

In GEAR » Sawyer Mini rocks!
September 26, 10:35pm

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GoLite Dawn
I have had this pack for several years and have taken it on multiple backpacks ranging from 2 days to 6 days. My pack weights have been over 15 pounds a few times with no problems. The materials and w...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 09, 12:05pm